TRMC Foundation donates $20,000 to substance abuse recovery center
(Sept. 13, 2018, Tifton, Ga.) - The Tift Regional Medical Center (TRMC) Foundation donated $20,000 to the State Court of Tift County on Sept. 11 to support a new substance abuse community resource center under development in Tifton. Funds will help purchase venue furniture, office equipment, computers, audio-visual equipment and other needs within the center.
Pictured from left to right: Tift County DUI-Drug Court Coordinator Michelle Calhoun, Tift Regional Health System President/CEO and TRMC Foundation Board Member Chris Dorman, State Court of Tift County Judge Herbert Benson, TRMC Foundation Executive Director Mandy Brooks and TRMC Foundation Board Member Joe Manning.
"This new community partner will provide a program that supports Tift Regional's mission to enhance the health and wellness of our population," said Brooks. "This service can significantly help in reducing emergency room utilization and hospital readmissions. We commend Judge Benson and the state court for developing this innovative program that integrates recovery services with justice system case processing."